2017 has been special in many ways for me. I published my first book and started an author blog. Come to that, just the fact that I finally, finally got to come back to doing the blogging I so love has been really awesome. So you can guess that my Christmas wishlist had some pretty
Month: December 2017
This series is to help you think about what goals you might want to have in the first place- because the best way to start with something is by doing first things first.
First of all I’d like to wish a Happy Holidays to you for whatever holiday you’ve celebrated this month. That said, I’m excited because Christmas is here! I’ll spend the morning enjoying my great grandma’s secret recipe for coffee cake and exchanging presents with my parents and siblings, and then in the afternoon we’ll go
I realize not everyone celebrates Christmas. For those who do, though, being alone on the big day is perhaps the second most heartbreaking thing I can think of. Being alone day in and day out and having your kids promise to visit you but never show up, and they promise you again they’ll at least
I’m guessing you’ve heard of pumpkin spice, yes? At first it was based on the spices we add to pumpkin custard to make pumpkin pie filling, but now it’s kind of a free for all where anything with some cloves or cinnamon is considered close enough to be called this, and you can buy everything
One of the joys of the holidays is to spend time with the people you love. Unfortunately, in my case at least, the people I love live far away from where I live. This weekend’s trip, in particular, involved taking a full day car trip to visit. Roadtrip Entertainment Of course that’s prime time to
Today’s post in the goals series aims to help you get “The Maximum Lifestyle” that my blog stands for by getting you pointed in the right direction with the help of goals tailor made to what you want to do in your life. Don’t worry if you don’t have any goals ready to go- that’s the whole point of the series!
One thing you have to remember is that your time is slipping into the future. While it’s a catchy funky song to listen to, it’s also something good to keep in mind. Many people approach volunteering as something they’ll get around to… someday. And someday just never comes. Just sitting around and being bored is
I think we’ve long since moved from the blacks and neutrals of the last decade into pastels and colors for this decade, but I still like these classic ideas to bring class red into your life. And what better time is there to feature red than the holiday season? Dive into this post from my
Last week we talked about #ChristmasDecorating dorm and interior doors for the time or money strapped. These week we are going to dive into the same topic again but focus on new territory: bathrooms! Especially if you have a main floor bathroom I feel that’s the one room of the house you can guarantee every